Answer to Question #214498 in Molecular Biology for Moe

Question #214498

2.2) An enzyme called a primase is responsible for:

  1. Unwinding the DNA double strand to allow DNA polymerase access to the template DNA.
  2. Introducing nicks into the DNA double strand in order to prevent the formation of knots.
  3. Hydrolyzing ATP to facilitate DNA unwinding.
  4. Adding short strands of RNA to the origin of replication forming an RNA primer.
  5. Forming a replication fork in the DNA double helix.
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2021-07-27T04:19:01-0400

4.Adding short strands of RNA to the origin of replication forming an RNA primer.


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